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Terms of use for participation

Last up-dated: 31/01/2019


1.1 The World vs.MS (hereafter: “TWvsMS”) is a large-scale initiative developed by Sanofi Genzyme, that aims to drive meaningful and lasting change in the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and those who support them.

1.2 TWvsMS is initiated and organized by Genzyme Europe B.V., located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, an affiliate of the French parent company Sanofi S.A. (hereafter: “Sanofi Genzyme”).

1.3 General information in relation to TWvsMS and Sanofi Genzyme can be found at the website (hereafter: the “Website”).

1.4 Sanofi Genzyme has involved Creative Lynx Ltd., located in Maidstone, the United Kingdom, trading under the name H4B Manchester (hereafter: “H4B”), to operate and manage TWvsMS on its behalf. H4B may involve third parties to perform certain tasks for TWvsMS.

1.5 Your participation in TWvsMS shall be governed by these Terms and Conditions. Sanofi Genzyme has the right to change these Terms and Conditions any time for any reason and without further notice. It is therefore recommended that you check these Terms and Conditions on a regular basis.

1.6 Participation in TWvsMS is open to individuals over the age of 18, organizations and companies. Any party or individual submitting a Pledge as set out below, will be considered a “Participant”. Pledges can only be submitted by Participants who have a basic level of English.

1.7 Employees of the Sanofi group of companies as well as their direct relatives and others who are directly involved in the organization of TWvsMS, are excluded from participation.

1.9 Sanofi Genzyme may unilaterally terminate TWvsMS at any time for any reason.


2.1 TWvsMS consist of different stages:
(a) Submission and publication on the Website of real life Pledges demanding more and getting more from your life with MS (hereafter: “Pledges”).
(b) Selection of Pledges for development of social media content and/or videos for online and offline use and publication in any country of the world (hereafter: “Media Content”).
(c) Development and publication of the final Media Content.

2.2 The rules for the different stages are set out below.


3.1 Participants can only submit a Pledge using the entry form on the Website. Participants shall include all requested information listed in the entry form. Only complete entry forms will be processed.

3.2 All submitted Pledges will be reviewed for meeting the criteria defined on the Website. From the Pledges that meet these criteria, a limited number will be published by Sanofi Genzyme on the Website and via social media. How many Pledges will be published, and which ones, will be decided by Sanofi Genzyme.

3.3 The deadline to submit Pledges is published on the Website and via social media.

3.4 Costs in relation to the submission of a Pledge shall be borne by the Participant.

3.5 The name of the Participants that have submitted a Pledge as well as their pictures may be published on the Website and in other (social) media that H4B and/or Sanofi Genzyme deem appropriate.


4.1 Within two months after the deadline for submission of Pledges has passed, TWvsMS Steering Committee, a team of trusted advisors, who either live with MS or have an expertise in this area, together with Sanofi Genzyme will select three Pledges to be posted on and related social media channels. In addition, Sanofi Genzyme and/or its affiliated companies (hereafter: “Affiliates”) may also select Pledges for following and development into Media Content. Decisions made by the Steering Committee and, as the case may be, Sanofi Genzyme and/or its Affiliates will be based on set criteria and are final. There shall be no correspondence on the method of selection and the outcome of the selection process.

4.2 The name of the Participants that have submitted a selected Pledge as well as their pictures may be published on the Website and in other (social) media that H4B and/or Sanofi Genzyme deem appropriate.


5.1 Participants that have submitted a selected Pledge or joined a selected Pledge may be contacted by H4B. These Participants are expected to cooperate in the development of a Media Content and take part in press and media engagements surrounding TWvsMS. This may involve that the Participant is asked to complete interviews, have pictures taken, participate in recording of Media Content, be involved in the creation of a storyboard as well as maintain correspondence and attend meetings with H4B and/or Sanofi Genzyme.

5.2 The final Media Content will be published on the Website, via social media and through other channels, which may include, but not be limited to, television, radio, conferences and seminars.

5.3 Participants may be required to enter into separate arrangements with H4B and/or Sanofi Genzyme regarding the activities described in paragraphs 5.1 and 5.2 above.


6.1 The Participant grants Sanofi Genzyme and H4B a perpetual and worldwide right to use, edit, store, publish and promote all submitted Pledges and developed Media Content for purposes related to TWvsMS. Such publicity may include publication of Pledges and/or Media Content on the internet, via social media, television and radio and at conferences and seminars, but is not limited thereto.

6.2 Sanofi Genzyme and H4B have the right to quote texts of Participants and to use developed Media Content a Participant (whether or not originating from a Participant).


7.1 To manage and administer participation in TWvsMS, Sanofi Genzyme and/or H4B, on behalf of Sanofi Genzyme, may process personal data (such as names, contact details, your Pledge and other information provided by you) that Participants provide in relation to their participation in TWvsMS. The providing of all data is voluntary; however not providing data (such as your name) may prevent you from being able to participate in TWvsMS.

7.2 Our processing of your personal data is based on your consent to process your Personal Data necessary for the participation in TWvsMS, for us to manage and administer TWvsMS and to contact you if needed.

7.3 Your personal data shall not be kept in an identifiable form longer than necessary to manage and administer participation to TWvsMS.

7.4 You may, at any time, contact Sanofi Genzyme via the ‘Contact Us’ link within the Website to receive further information about the processing of personal data, and to enforce your rights of access to or rectification or erasure of personal data, restriction of or objection to processing, as well as the right to data portability. You can also contact Sanofi Genzyme or your local data protection authority in the event you wish to file a complaint about our processing of your personal data. For more information please also read the Privacy Policy

7.5 We will only transfer your personal data to countries outside of the European Union, if the recipients provide for an adequate level of protection, for instance by means of standard contractual clauses as approved by the European Commission. Please contact us via the ‘Contact Us’ link within the Website to obtain more information on our processing of your personal data.

7.6 When uploading your photo for the use of the Facebook filter tool, your photo will only be used to add the filter, your photo will not be stored.


8.1 Sanofi Genzyme and H4B shall not be liable for any damages of Participants resulting from participation in TWvsMS.


9.1 Sanofi Genzyme decides on all matters not covered by these Terms and Conditions.

9.2 The English language version of these Terms and Conditions prevails over any other language versions thereof.


10.1 These Terms and Conditions and your participation in TWvsMS are governed by Dutch law.

10.2 Disputes in relation to TWvsMS and/or these Terms and Conditions that cannot be solved amicably shall be exclusively brought before the district court in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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